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Neumann University
Aston, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Dec 19, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Provost. The provost serves as the chief operations officer (COO) and is responsible for the creation and implementation of the academic priorities for the university and has oversight for strategy and day-to-day operations of the university, bringing together under one office the services meant to help students engage in and out of the classroom. The provost’s office oversees the four Academic Schools, Division of Student Affairs, Division of Athletics and Recreation, Registrar’s Office, the Library, Center for Global Engagement, the Faculty Senate, and the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL). The provost also ensures that the curriculum embraces the University’s RISES values of reverence, integrity, service, excellence, and stewardship, and upholds the University’s Franciscan history and mission. The provost assures that the quality and effectiveness of all faculty, academic programs and services contribute to the intellectual life and holistic development of students. Additionally, they provide leadership in the integration of the Catholic Franciscan intellectual tradition across the curriculum.


Qualifications:  Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education; commitment to the identity, mission, and ethical integrity of the University as a Catholic Franciscan institution; successful record of executive level academic; administration, collegial and shared governance, teaching, scholarship, and grant writing; ability to facilitate innovation and growth among faculty and staff in a values-oriented environment; commitment to a holistic education of undergraduate and graduate students; knowledge of NCAA division III athletic operations; knowledge of Student Affairs divisional operations; financial management skill and experience; creative and visionary leadership, strong work ethic, and high energy level; effective interpersonal and relational skills; strong commitment to a collegial work environment and an ability to interact effectively with internal and external constituencies, particularly the University’s strategic partners; passion and commitment to student success; commitment to the integration of technology across the curriculum; knowledge of national trends and developments in higher education relating to academics, student affairs, and athletics; involvement in professional organizations at local, regional, and national level. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University.

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